|Who Killed Doc Robbin? - Hal Roach|
A short feature from 1948 in colour. A bunch of Rascal-like kids solve a mystery in the mansion on the hill. Features George Zucco. This is one of many 1948 Hal Roach films that lapsed into the public domain when the comany fell into financial difficulties in the 1970s.
Keywords: Hal Roach; Our Gang; Curly and His Gang; George Zucco; Old House Mystery; Colour; Short Features
Downloads: 6,925 (2 reviews)
|Haldane of the Secret Service - Harry Houdini|
Heath Haldane (Houdini) attempts to track down the vicious criminal gang responsible for his government agent father's death while also saving the girl he loves.
Keywords: harry houdini; houdini picture corp; magician; action; g-man; secret service; crime; mystery; action; silent films
Downloads: 1,921 (1 review)
|The Wild Ride - Harvey Berman|
Early Jack Nicholson teenage delinquent movie
Keywords: Jack Nicholson; teenage delinquent; hot rod; drag race
Downloads: 2,970 (1 review)
|Cleopatra - Helen Gardner|
Cleopatra is a silent film created in 1912 by Helen Gardner and the Helen Gardner Picture Players. The film, in which Gardner stars in the title role, was based on a play written by Victorien Sardou. In a series of elaborately staged tableaux, it depicts Cleopatra (Gardner) and her love affairs, first with handsome fisherman-slave Pharon, then with Marc Antony. The film features lavish sets and costumes and at just over an hour, it was considered fairly lengthy.
Keywords: Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Mar Antony; Helen Gardner; Charles Gaskill; Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome; Silent; Silent film
Downloads: 7,979 (3 reviews)
|The Speckled Band - Herbert Wilcox|
Rare Sherlock Holmes film starring Raymond Massey as SHerlock Holmes. Lyn Harding who plays Dr Rylot later appeared as Moriarty in "Silver Blaze"/"Murder at the Baskervilles."
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Raymond Massey
Downloads: 39,662 (6 reviews)
|The Sea Lion - Hobart Bosworth|
1921 Silent film starring and produced by Hobart Bosworth. This film was directed by Rowland V Lee and tells the story of a bitter sea captain angry with the world because his wife left him. The film also stars Emory Johnson and Bessie Love. Copied from 8mm so it is very grainy and murky. Here on the Internet Archive you can also see Hobart Bosworth, an all but forgotten cinema pioneer, as The Scarecrow in "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and as Mr Harrington in the uncut version of "The Phantom Exp...
Keywords: Feature Films; Silent Films; Hobart Bosworth; Sea Captain; Bessie Love; Rowland V Lee
Downloads: 3,545 (1 review)
|The Light Of Faith - Hope Hampton|
This is the condensed version of the mostly lost feature film "A Light In The Dark" (1922). This film was re-cut in the 1930s to be used as an inspirational film. The film stars Hope Hampton and Lon Chaney. The music contained on the soundtrack is recorded by Kevin MacLeod and is released under Creative Commons.
Keywords: Lon Chane; Hope Hampton; The Holy Grail; religious; inspirational; crime; redemption; healing
|The Secret Weapon - Howard Benedict|
In the fourth film of the series, Sherlock Holmes assists the inventor of a revolutionary bomb sight, Dr Tobel, to smuggle his work out of Switzerland and into England. Once in England the bomb sight pieces and the Tobel go missing, leaving Holmes and Watson with code of dancing stick figures to break before Professor Moriarty so they can find the remaining pieces of the weapon. This is a slightly better print than others available on the Internet Archive...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Lionel Atwill; Kaaren Verne; William Post Jr; Dennis Hoey; Arthur Conan Doyle; Professor Moriarty; Inspector Lestrade; mystery; the dancing men; bomb sight; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures
|The Case of The Screaming Bishop - Howard Swift|
A 1944 Columbia Phantasy cartoon parodying Sherlock Holmes. Originally released in Black and White. Hairlock Combs and his assitant Gotsome, of 223 Baker St, attempt to solve the mystery of a disappearing dinosaur skeleton.
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle; Animation; Columbia; Phantasy; Cartoon
Downloads: 7,400 (4 reviews)